Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
ETHEX Corp.
Current Parent Company: 
KV Pharmaceutical
Penalty: 
$724,998
Year: 
2007
Date: 
August 15, 2007
Primary Offense: 
False Claims Act and related
Violation Description: 

ETHEX agreed to pay $574,998 and provide $150,000 in free drugs in settlement of alleged improper reporting of the average wholesale price of its drugs, causing Medicaid to pay inflated amounts.

Level of Government: 
state
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
Massachusetts Attorney General
Civil or Criminal Case: 
civil
Facility State: 
Massachusetts
HQ Country of Parent: 
USA
HQ State of Parent: 
Missouri
Ownership Structure of Parent: 
out of business
Major Industry of Parent: 
pharmaceuticals
Specific Industry of Parent: 
pharmaceuticals
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Parent company note: 
Parent-subsidiary relationship is current as of the most recent revision listed in the Update Log.